Readings from the Apocrypha (Classic Reprint)

Readings from the Apocrypha (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Readings From the Apocrypha The object of this little book is very simple: it is to familiarize English readers with the treasures contained in the deutero-canonical writings which we call the Apocrypha. The Church of England, it is true, in her lectionary, requires certain passages of these writings to be read in churches; but, as these passages are not read on Sundays, few people know much about them. I have made the Authorized Version the basis of the text here printed; but, in places where it is plainly faulty, I have tried to mend its defects, relying largely on the material supplied by the notes in C. J. Ball's Variorum Apocrypha (an in valuable book), Charles's two sumptuous volumes, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testa ment and on the help afforded by the Revised Version of the Apocrypha though I have used the last somewhat sparingly. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243295448
  • 9780243295449